There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda St Kilda Express

$22

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Prahran

$11 - $90

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Hawksburn Cranbourne / ...

$18

Bus, line 219 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 219 bus from Collins St/Queen St to Wrights Tce/Williams Rd 216 / ...

$18

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Prahran 18.5 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran 18.5 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Prahran, VIC, Australia?

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Hawksburn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Book at
skybus.umd.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Collins St/Queen St to Wrights Tce/Williams Rd
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
UberSELECT
$50 - $65
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Prahran
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Prahran
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Prahran is 24 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $60 - $75.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Wrights Tce/Williams Rd via Collins St/Queen St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 51 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Prahran, including transfers.